Jamie Burnett’s debut novel Crocuses Hatch from Snow reads like a love story to the North End and those who call it home.
Published: September 30, 2019
In her sophomore novel, The Lost Sister, Andrea Gunraj once again takes siblingship as her focus. Gunraj crafts a mesmeric read that is part tragic coming-of-age tale and part historical fiction.
Published: September 1, 2019
“As far as national chauvinisms go, Canada loves being The One With Universal Health Care. But if your illness is in your brain, that universality is a lie,” writes Anna Mehler Paperny in her memoir-cum-exposé Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me. I want to shout her line from the rooftops. Yes, yes, and more yes!
Published: August 11, 2019
In Elaputiek (We Are Looking Towards), shalan joudry tells the story of Natawintoq (Nat) – a twenty-something Mi’kmaq woman from the local community – and Bill – a Euro-Canadian research biologist in his fifties. The play centers around the relationship between the two characters as they undertake a headcount of the local population of chimney swifts, also called kaktukopnki’jk.
Published August 13, 2019
July 21, 2019: From Heart to Hand: Making a Life & With These Hands
July 1, 2019: To the brink and back: Allison Watson’s Transplanted